New Orleans' first park proposed in 20 years

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Posted: Jun 9, 2010 5:25 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Property once owned by a film production company that went bankrupt will become the first new public park in New Orleans in 20 years.

The Trust, a national conservation group, told New Orleans CityBusiness that the $3.8 million project will be built on an 18-acre parcel along the Lafitte Corridor in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood.

A community development block grant is funding the project.

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